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Iran radio says Iraqis shell city of Ahvaz

Long-range Iraqi artillery shelled the southern Iranian city of Ahvaz twice yesterday, killing 11 people and wounding 23, according to a Tehran radio broadcast.

A military communique was quoted as saying that Iranian forces killed or wounded more than 35 Iraqis in clashes at the Fayyazieh front.

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Iraqi jets penetrated Iranian airspace in Tabriz, Ilam, Susangerd, Dezful, Ahvaz and Abadan Sept. 15 but were driven off, the radio reported.

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